News & World Report recently released a series of rankings for best
summer vacations in a myriad of categories, and the Outer Banks ranked
high on two of the included lists – the Best Beaches in the USA, and
the Best Family Beaches in the USA.
Outer Banks earned the #1 spot in the Best Family Beaches category,
which took factors like safe waters, kid-friendly attractions, dining
options, spacious accommodations, and multigenerational appeal into
account, according to U.S. News & World Report.
the Best Beaches in the USA category, the Outer Banks ranked #7, and it
also made an appearance on the more generalized Best Summer Vacations
in the USA, coming in at #16.
News & World Report analyzed more than 700 locations to come up
with its rankings for the various categories, and the included
destinations were based on both expert as well as reader opinions. In
the more specialized category of Best Beaches in North Carolina, Cape
Hatteras also ranked #1, while Ocracoke also made an appearance in the
The Best Family Beach Vacations in the USA list can be found at https://travel.usnews.com/rankings/best-family-beach-vacations-in-the-usa/, while the Best Beaches in the USA list can be viewed at https://travel.usnews.com/rankings/best-beaches-in-the-usa/.